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US Statistics, State Comparisons

US Statistics, State Comparisons

Resources for Educators World View’s resource page brims with excellent education resources in global studies. No matter your discipline, there is good information out there that can help you bring an even stronger global perspective to your classroom or school. We have compiled many strong web sites and lesson plans in the categories provided below. We regularly add new links, so check back with us often. If you find a useful website not on our lists, please let us know. Subject: Region: Grade: Additional Resources: Educational Organizations and Professional DevelopmentGrants and Awards (including travel) Study Abroad for Students

Shepard Software "I stumbled upon your fun interactive geography games from a link on the Massachusetts Geographic Alliance Website. Since then, your games have become quite a hit with my competitive colleagues!" --Candice Gomes, Education Outreach Coordinator, Boston Public Library Sheppard Software's geography games were featured in the Boston Public Library's 2006 Exhibition on Mapping! "Terrific online educational games, especially geography." "I am a middle school social studies teacher who also sponsors a geography club after school. "Awesome site... it is the only reason I am passing my World Geography class!" "We love your interactive maps and are using them for 10th grade world history." "Let me say that you guys have an awesome website.

My Wonderful World - Geography Awareness Week Geography Awareness Week Celebrate Geography and The New Age of Exploration November 17th through the 23rd in 2013. Celebrated in conjunction with the National Geographic Society’s 125th Birthday the week's theme focuses on how geography enables us all to be intrepid explorers in our own way. Check out the newly created archive of past Geography Awareness Week materials, a new suite of resources all about Geography as a field and discipline, and even more tips and tools to plan your own GeoWeek celebrations! Read more about the history and purpose behind Geography Awareness Week. Looking for even more resources? Learn geography the fun way! When you get interactive with world maps, you won’t believe what you learn. Best of all, it doesn’t feel like learning at all. In order to be aware of all that goes on in your world today, you have to know where countries are located and how they impact on current events. There are a number of free map games to discover: Now, when you hear about threats going on in the Middle East or political developments in Europe, you’ll quickly and easily know just where to look. So, the next time someone wants to know the difference between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan, you’ll have the answer. Learn about the continents or delve into what comprises a country such as Russia. Make free map games a regular part of your learning regimen.

Globalization 101: a student's guide to globalization Social Studies for Kids North Carolina Council on Economic Education - Home Page Social Studies NOTE :: Various file formats are used on this page that may require download. If larger than 1mb, it will take longer to download. For instructions or more information, please visit our download page. Social studies is the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote effective citizenry. United States Senate Youth Program The United States Senate Youth Program is an educational opportunity for outstanding high school juniors and seniors interested in pursuing careers in public service. For additional information contact: Michelle McLaughlin NC Senate Youth Program Coordinator Ben Stockdale and Gordon Bailey White Selected as 2012 Senate Youth Delegates Ben Stockdale is junior class president at Polk County High School in Columbus, NC. Gordon Bailey White is vice president of the Forsyth Country Day School’s student government. Professional Development Opportunities for K-12 Social Studies Educators

Maps That Teach: Free U.S. and World Maps and Puzzles US Geography Mega Quiz 1100 varied and interesting questions about the United States. The questions encourage the player to think and make connections using a map. Printable U.S. State Maps Maps of all of the 50 U.S. states, labeled and unlabeled, for classroom and student use. Online Atlas Maps of the countries of every continent and of every continent. Print Free Maps Large or Small Free online software to print outline maps - one page to 7 feet wide. Megamaps - free maps large and small Great for classroom maps. Maps by Place: World: Print World Maps Online Atlas Continents and Regions Maps Continents Map Puzzle World Features Map Puzzle World Monuments Map Puzzle Europe: Online Map of Europe Online Atlas Maps of the Countries of Europe Europe Map Puzzle Print Maps of Europe and European Countries United States: Online Atlas maps of the United States Make Your Own USA Online Map of the United States Printable U.S. Asia: Africa: North America: Central America and the Caribbean: Mexico: